Alan Carrel spent the better part of four decades building relationships with all sorts of people on behalf of SUNY Buffalo Law School. In a crowded hotel banquet room, a lot of those people gathered to celebrate his retirement. The Oct. 15 gathering at the Hotel @ the Lafayette brought together colleagues, faculty and alumni to celebrate a career that has meant much to the Law School.
Pamela Davis Heilman’75, a longtime leader in cross-border business practice with the Hodgson Russ law firm and an active presence in the University at Buffalo and its Law School, has been chosen to receive SUNY Buffalo Law’s highest honor.
Consider, said Joshua Dressler, two people who kill: a mother who, on a whim, throws her child from a bridge, and a son who carefully plans out the mercy killing of his terminally ill father. Which killer deserves the more severe punishment?
Taking a break from her criminal law practice, Jing Heng, a defense lawyer and lecturer from the Sichuan province of southwest China, is spending a year at SUNY Buffalo Law School as a visiting scholar.